In Class - Discuss objectives and expectations. Short video: President Obama's Back to School speech (September 14, 2010). During the video, take notes (Cornell) about the major topics/ideas/themes. Look for repeated words. When you are done, you are to write two solid paragraphs (6-8 sentences). The first paragraph needs to include a specific summary of the speech. Second paragraph needs to be a reaction? What do you think? What is your plan for success.
Homework - Writing assignment is due at the beginning of class tomorrow.